- Fairbury News staff
Enjoy nature, history Saturday
An event focusing on nature and history comes to the area on Saturday as several area towns have something to offer from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Chenoa will offer tours of the Historical Society Museum and the city’s new library. In Fairbury, Echoes Museum will be open with a nearby sidewalk display of local wildlife. Visitors can also walk through a pollinator garden at Munz Nature Park.
Forrest will have Forrest Depot and Hampsher Hotel tours with a chance to learn about railroad history while enjoying snacks in a bag. Jerry’s Hat Museum will also be open for viewing. In Chatsworth, the Central Illinois Connection Center and Bluebird Project have fun activities for children. Jodi Martin will have a display of local Native American artifacts and words of wisdom.
Chatsworth’s school house museum and caboose will also be open for tours.